News and Announcements

Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.

Horry County News and Announcements

Hurricane Matthew Update

On October 8, 2016 in Emergencies

Date: October 8, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. 
Hurricane Matthew Update:

  • As of 9 a.m. this morning there are 932 in shelters.
  • Over 12,000 residents without power.
  • 21 roads closed and/or impassable.
  • 60-mph gusts being reported at MYR.

Citizens are reminded to stay off the roads, to NEVER drive around barricades/barrels/road closed signs, and to NEVER drive through standing water.  
For questions, citizens call Horry County Emergency Management at 843-915-5150 or visit Horry County’s website.  Horry County Emergency Management can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.